The Sylhet valley is formed by a beautiful, pair of rivers named the Surma and the Kushiara. The valley has a good number of haors which are big natural depressions. During winter, these haors are vast stretches of green land, but in the rainy season, they turn into turbulent seas. Sylhet seems to have been blessed with every possible shade of green one can imagine.
Sylhet is the land of tea gardens in Bangladesh. Also known as the heart of the tea plantation of Bangladesh. The total number of tea estates is 135 in Sylhet.
Jaflong located between tea gardens and hills is the tourist hotspot of Sylhet. In Jaflong, visitors can also take in the cascading waterfalls and rich greenery of the mountains of Meghalaya, and visit the historic Dawki Bridge, a suspension bridge built by the British in 1932 and a road border crossing between Bangladesh and India.
Ratargul is the only Swamp Forest in Bangladesh. Ratargul is known as the 'Sundarbans of Sylhet. It stays underwater four to five months a year. Then to see the trees of the forest submerged in water. Tourists from different parts of Bangladesh come and gather crowds.
The Lalakhal River originates from the Cherrapunji Hills in India and enters Bangladesh. Rivers, mountain forests, tea gardens, and various species of trees have given Lalakhal unique features.
Bichanakandi is a stone quarry. The main attraction of Bichanakandi to tourists is over the rocks clear flowing water and white clouds flying over the mountains. It's like mountains, rivers, springs and the combination of stones has spread natural magic.
Pangthumai is one of the attractive waterfalls in Sylhet. You can see the waterfall of Bara Hill, Meghalaya there. You can see the water flow coming from India.
The city of Sylhet of 360 Auliyas is known as a holy land. The saints in the soil of Sylhet Hazrat Shahjalal (RA) is one of the greatest. Every year visiting the shrine of Hazrat Shahjalal (RA), people can be seen flocking regardless of religion or caste.